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Fourth cohort of Maine Governor’s STEM Academy graduates

The 23 Academy Fellows who graduated from the Governor’s Academy for STEM Education Leadership program this summer were provided with professional development opportunities designed to build leadership qualities with a focus on STEM integration. 185 more words


India to enter Mars orbit on September 24

“After cruising through 666-million km across the solar orbit, for over nine months, our spacecraft will be inserted into the Martian orbit on September 24 at 7.30 a.m.,” Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientific secretary V. 46 more words

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Snowden Leaks Didn't Make Al Qaeda Change Tactics, Says Report

Mike Brunker reports for NBC News:

‘There is no evidence that Edward Snowden’s revelations about NSA spying inspired Islamic terror groups to hide their electronic communications behind more sophisticated encryption software, according to a new analysis that challenges other recent research and assertions by U.S. 71 more words


Guide to Web Summit (2014) Speaker Brendan Iribe

Known for being Europe’s biggest technology conference, the Dublin Web Summit (November 4th-6th 2014) proudly announces several diverse and innovative leaders to join the 2014 Featured Speaker lineup… 782 more words


BBC: Fracking Not at Fault in Water Contamination

Does this mean the tracking industry can sue for slander?

From The American Interest, via BBC News

Poorly encased wells are to blame for water contamination in fracked wells, not the controversial drilling process, according to a new study. 171 more words

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Blurbs From the Branch: Holy Science & Technology, Batman!

School days are back! Here in the U.S., reports show that our kids are falling behind in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The library has many great books to help kids get interested in STEM subjects.  138 more words